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MNAs talk to Young Liberals about diversity and integration

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Quebec City has a long history of welcoming newcomers from diverse cultures and nations. Many of these immigrants and indigenous people have faced the challenge of integration.

Capitales bring newcomers to training camp in Trois-Rivières

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Photo: Courtesy milb.com

The Capitales de Québec baseball team will start their 19th training camp on the road. Forced to temporarily relocate while the new artificial turf is being installed at the Stade Canac (formerly the Stade Municipale) in Quebec City, the team will spend the first 10 days travelling within the province of Quebec.

Champlain–St. Lawrence honours Athletes of the Year

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Photo: Courtesy of CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence

Last Thursday, CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence held its annual sports banquet to honour their top athletes of the 2016-2017 season. Laurence Vandal (women’s basketball), and Raphaël Gosselin (hockey) were named the top Athletes of the Year.

Jeffery Hale Community Partners thank tea-rrific volunteers

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
During Canada’s National Volunteer Week, April 23 to 29, many organizations take the opportunity to express their appreciation to the volunteers who have helped them during the past year. 
Jeffery Hale Community Partners were no exception.

SLC Blood Drive helps save lives

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Andrea Andrade Chapal, Gabriel Langlois and Matea Marjanovic, students at Champlain-St. Lawrence, organized and hosted the college’s annual blood drive.

Cabane à sucre party a sure sign of spring in Quebec

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Photo: Bill Cox
Spring can be appreciated in many ways but for me the best is at a cabane à sucre (sugar shack) “boiling off” party in a maple grove with warm sunshine, and a gentle breeze swaying the top branches of the trees.

Who knows who will win Tory leadership?

 
So, the Dragon turned out to lack the leadership magic and puffed out. With Kevin O'Leary's exit, pundits and pollsters say the race to replace Stephen Harper is now Maxime Bernier’s to lose.

Laval’s Auclair signs as free agent with NFL’s Bucs

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Photo: Yan Doublet, Université Laval

Kids play football with the dream of someday playing in the National Football League, even in Canada. Well, last Saturday, Anthony Auclair, from the Université Laval Rouge et Or team, took one step closer to his dream.

Undrafted in last weekend’s NFL draft in Philadelphia, Auclair, a six-foot-six, 256-pound tight end, signed a three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

QHS and St. Pat’s rugby teams start their spring season on the field

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Photo: Luc Lang

The last sport of the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) to be played in the 2016-2017 high school athletic season will start this week on fields in the Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches region.

The St. Patrick High School Fighting Irish will dress two girls teams.

The Quebec High School Blazers will field two teams – one senior girls and one senior boys.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle
We learn by a telegram from Father Point [Pointe-au-Père near Rimouski] of the destruction by fire of the Father Point Light-House and dwelling house.
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